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When someone refers to manipulating graphical elements in a photo, wallpaper, background, etc. and they say they "vectored" something or that something in an object is a "vector"... what the holy fuck are they talking about?

I've never seen that word used that way and suddenly it seems it's being used to refer to something very specific that I just don't get.

Are these fuckers referring to putting a dark line around something? I've seen people refer to posterizing things as "vectoring" theme.... which is a goofy and pretty incorrect use. Is this just more of the same?

I'm old and I don't understand. Help me.

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punkalicia
Jul. 25th, 2007 11:03 pm (UTC)
i'm going to stifle my nerd fury upon hearing that misuse.

but i will have you know: i am twitching like a mofo over here.

yeah, i'm confused as to how it got under there, myself. but since the little fuckers delight in screwing with me, i figure: at least it's not a joint this time.
maddening
Jul. 25th, 2007 11:06 pm (UTC)
Speaking of which... I just took the dog out... swatted away mosquitoes several different times... still ended up with a bite on my right elbow and my left elbow pit.

fucking bug fuckers.

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